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COURIER Gallery 6.6.12

  • A California Department of Forestry plane drops fire retardant on a small brush fire Monday afternoon in the hills above San Antonio Dam. The fire started just before 4 p.m. in a canyon adjacent to the reservoir at the bottom of Mount Baldy creek.

    A California Department of Forestry plane drops fire retardant o...

  • A group of onlookers watch the Shinn Fire from a pullout on Mount Baldy Road on Monday afternoon. Shortly after a Los Angels County Sheriff’s deputy asked them to leave.

    A group of onlookers watch the Shinn Fire from a pullout on Moun...

  • San Bernardino County Fire Engine 12 monitor the progress of the Shinn Fire on Monday north of Claremont. Although the fire briefly threatened to come down the slope the water drops from firefighting aircraft quickly extinguished the flames.

    San Bernardino County Fire Engine 12 monitor the progress of the...

  • Claremont resident Scott Gorman of the U.S. Forest Service’s Dalton Hotshots exits his vehicle as the crew prepares to battle a brush fire Monday in the hills north of San Antonio Dam.

    Claremont resident Scott Gorman of the U.S. Forest Service’s D...

  • A California Department of Forestry plane drops fire retardant on the Shinn Fire shortly after the first crew arrived on the scene Monday in the Hills North of Claremont. The fire started just before 4 p.m. and was mostly out by 5:30 p.m.

    A California Department of Forestry plane drops fire retardant o...

  • Firefighters from multiple agencies prepare to march up a steep canyon to fight a brush fire Monday afternoon north of Claremont. The blaze, which was named the Shin Fire, was mostly contained by Monday evening.

    Firefighters from multiple agencies prepare to march up a steep ...

  • A firefighting helicopter from Los Angeles City Fire Department passes a hillside where a hotshot crewmember has begun the fire line on Monday in the hills adjacent to San Antonio Dam.

    A firefighting helicopter from Los Angeles City Fire Department ...

  • Claremont resident Lila O’Leary likes to read novels more than non-fiction and says her favorite book is The Hunger Games.

    Claremont resident Lila O’Leary likes to read novels more than...

  • Janice Kapchinsky hangs clothes at Kid Care International Charity Thrift store on Thursday in the former Staples building at Towne Avenue and Foothill Boulevard in Pomona. All the clothes in the store have been donated.

    Janice Kapchinsky hangs clothes at Kid Care International Charit...

  • Larry Kapchinsky of Kid Care International, finishes connecting the rods that will hang clothes for the new store, Kid Care International Charity Thrift, on Thursday in Pomona. The thrift store will open June 7 with the grand opening on June 14.

    Larry Kapchinsky of Kid Care International, finishes connecting ...

  • Rows of shoes line the racks of Kid Care International Charity Thrift on Thursday in Pomona. The large selection included different styles ranging from casual to formal.

    Rows of shoes line the racks of Kid Care International Charity T...

  • Amelia Rose, the family dog, roams around the store with her leash while Larry and Janice Kapchinsky work to stock the shelves at Kid Care International Charity Thrift on Thursday in Pomona.

    Amelia Rose, the family dog, roams around the store with her lea...

  • Janice and Larry Kapchinsky stand inside their upcoming store, Kid Care International Charity Thrift, in Pomona on Foothill Boulevard and Towne Avenue.

    Janice and Larry Kapchinsky stand inside their upcoming store, K...

  • David Falkinburg, left, Justin Rogers, Steven Otto and Ryan Gold discuss an art installation at PermaDirty Project Space on Friday in Claremont. After the group of friends found out about the exhibit they decided it would be fun to dress up for the evenin

    David Falkinburg, left, Justin Rogers, Steven Otto and Ryan Gold...

  • Spectators gathered for a party at PermaDirty Project Space, located in the Packing House, after the art exhibition at Heirloom on Friday. PermaDirty has an ongoing exhibition entitled “Teen Love, Angst and Prepubescent Awkwardness.”

    Spectators gathered for a party at PermaDirty Project Space, loc...

  • Photo 1- Cynde Miller, the owner and director of PermaDirty Project Space, watches artists and observers gather for the first art exhibition at Heirloom on Friday. The exhibition, themed “Small Work in a Small Space,” was part of what Miller called a Perm

    Photo 1- Cynde Miller, the owner and director of PermaDirty Proj...

  • Former Claremont resident Antrese Wood poses for a photo with her husband Jorge Palacios in Argentina where the couple now live.

    Former Claremont resident Antrese Wood poses for a photo with he...

  • A roadside shrine near Antrese Wood’s adopted home in Argentina that is intended to provide safe travels.

    A roadside shrine near Antrese Wood’s adopted home in Argentin...

  • Antrese Wood paints a landscape in Bariloche, Argentina December of 2007 right after she met her husband Jorge.

    Antrese Wood paints a landscape in Bariloche, Argentina December...

  • Firefighters with Los Angeles County Fire inspect a damaged vehicle that following a traffic collision Monday at Base Line Road and Indian Hill Boulevard. The wreck occurred at about 8:35 p.m. and both drivers were taken to the hospital.

    Firefighters with Los Angeles County Fire inspect a damaged vehi...

  • Claremont police conduct their investigation Monday night at the scene of an injury collision at the corner of Base Line and Indian Hill Boulevard in Claremont. The force of the collision, which occurred in the intersection, spread debris over a large are

    Claremont police conduct their investigation Monday night at the...

  • Jim Osborn surveys the several of the panels that make up a mural titled the “history of Pharmacy” recently at Keck Graduate University. The acrylic painting by artists Diane Divelbess and Paul Coates illustrates the history of pharmaceuticals.

    Jim Osborn surveys the several of the panels that make up a mura...

  • The panels that make up the “History of Pharmacy” by Diane Divelbess and Paul Coates were on display for just over a decade at Hendrix Pharmacy before being taken down and placed in storage.

    The panels that make up the “History of Pharmacy” by Diane D...

  • Megan Rodriguez, left, Brittney Corral, Antonio Nunez and Demmo Zeleke learn to fold origami on Monday in Debbie Barnes 4th grade class at Mountain View Elementary School.

    Megan Rodriguez, left, Brittney Corral, Antonio Nunez and Demmo ...

  • Julian Matus shows off the crane he made during an origami lesson on Monday at Mountain View Elementary School. The students made both traditional origami and some more modern designs.

    Julian Matus shows off the crane he made during an origami lesso...

  • Mountain View Elementary School student Shalena Sutphen shows off the origami lantern and puppy she made on Monday. The Mountain View teachers use the alphabet to count down to the last day of school and Monday was “O” for origami.

    Mountain View Elementary School student Shalena Sutphen shows of...

  • Teacher Debbie Barnes watches Tammi Ho as she folds a crane on Monday during an origami lesson at Mountain View Elementary School. Tammi was the classroom’s expert on folding cranes.

    Teacher Debbie Barnes watches Tammi Ho as she folds a crane on M...

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